The Aspen Art Museum Presents 18- Artist ‘The Anxiety of Photography’

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ASPEN, CO.- Beginning with a soft opening and AAM Questrom Lecture Series discussion between exhibiting artist Mario Garcia Torres and exhibition curator/AAM Associate Curator Matthew Thompson at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday May 12, 2011, the Aspen Art Museum presents the group exhibition The Anxiety of Photography. The exhibition will remain on view through Sunday, July 17, 2011. Photography can be thought of as a medium, a tool, an object, a practice, or, more often than not, some combination thereof. The fluidity of photography as a medium can produce fundamental anxieties for both artist and viewer. Through approximately 40 works—some created for the exhibition and others shown for the first time—The Anxiety of Photography examines the artistic output of 18 artists who embrace photography’s plasticity and its ability to exist (sometimes uneasily) in multiple contexts. Many of the works in The Anxiety of Phot